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and chrysler will move jobs to china, a claim that chrysler has denied. romney spoke last hour in new hampshire, sharpening his attack on obama, and he's all but declared victory. he even called the event a victory rally. >> when i'm president, it's going to be very clear that we finally have an administration and a president and a government in the united states that actually likes job creators, that wants to help job creators. >> romney called yesterday's jobs report a sad reminder that unemployment is essentially unchanged at 7.9%. while the obama campaign touted the 171,000 jobs added with improved numbers in september and august. we have our correspondents spread throughout the battleground states to bring you the latest on the election and the final push for both candidates. dan lothian is in ohio where the president will speak next hour. dan, good morning. how is president obama handling the post-sandy power outages and flooding on the campaign trail? it's a difficult balance, i'm sure, between the two. >> reporter: you make a really good point, because the president is still trying to m
that actually likes job creators, that wants to help job creators. >> romney called yesterday's jobs report a sad reminder that unemployment is essentially unchanged at 7.9%. while the obama campaign touted the 171,000 jobs added with improved numbers in september and august. we have our correspondents spread throughout the battleground states to bring you the latest on the election and the final push for both candidates. dan lothian is in ohio where the president will speak next hour. dan, good morning. how is president obama handling the post-sandy power outages and flooding on the campaign trail? it's a difficult balance, i'm sure, between the two. >> reporter: you make a really good point, because the president is still trying to make this big push in the final days of this campaign, but at the same time, has to do his day job dealing with the aftermath of hurricane sandy. a white house official said the president was briefed overnight on the latest situation there, and then this morning, he headed over to fema headquarters, where he got another briefing from his homeland security team
today it's people who know how to create jobs. we need that and mitt romney has been a successful job creator and when they attack him those are people that don't understand how to rise america. he's a proven job creator and then he went into government. and he took the state of massachusetts from deficits to surplus, from job losses to job gains. and let's think about his pure leadership capability in those olympics. he didn't lead with a title and he didn't lead with anything other than the ability of a human being to raise the bar of everybody else. you know what, my kids are 12 years old. i want an america that will give the next generation more than the last generation gave to us. that's the greatest american tradition that we celebrate across our great country. . i know he's going to deliver that. i'm not for mitt romney just because he happens to be a republican. i'm for mitt romney because he will lead to a brighter and stronger america and a brighter and stronger ohio. we need the wind at our back, not in our face. there are a lot of polls out there talking about what the goi
to this romney ad that implied the auto bailout plan failed and chrysler will move jobs to china. that's a claim that chrysler has vehemently denied. >>> on the other side of ohio, mitt romney sharpened his attack on obama focusing on the economy. >> now, i know when we're elected the economy and american jobs will still be stagnant. but i won't waste any time complaining about my predecessor. i will spend my effort trying to pass partisan legislation unrelated to economic growth. from day one i'll go to work to help americans get back to work. >> romney called yesterday's job's report, "a sad reminder the economy is at a virtual stand it still." unchanged at 7.9%. while the obama campaign touted the 171,000 jobs added with improved numbers in september and august. >>> we have crews spread out across the country following the campaigns on the last weekend before the election. president obama will make his first stop today and paul steinhauser following mitt romney in pennsylvania. let's start with dan in ohio. what is on the president's schedule sph. >> well, you can expect that the president wi
their jobs through china. so, the president using this big push to show, in his words, that mitt romney is massaging the facts. so, we expect that the president will continue to make that argument here today. the reason for that is because, as you know, so many jobs here in the state of ohio dependent on the auto industry and the bailout is something the president has been touting for a long time, but certainly ramped up in these final days as the president makes a big push to election day, victor. >> the president took a few days off the campaign trail to deal with the superstorm. how is he staying on top of the recovery efforts while he's campaigning? >> that's right. he does continue to stay on top of it. a white house official telling us that overnight the white house did receive briefings and this morning he will convene another meeting with his emergency management team or his homeland security team to get updates on the response that's taken place by federal authorities. he'll also be talking with governors and also mayors, governors from the states of new jersey, new york and co
to 7.9%, that's 9 million jobs short. >> that was governor mitt romney calling out president obama for falling-- 9 million jobs soar has promised. and the bureau of labor and statistics, adding 171,000 jobs, now are the new numbers going to affect the way the candidates talk about the economy in these final days before the election in joining us now with perspective, a mitt romney supporter who deals firsthand with unemployment issues, governor jan brewer of arizona. >> good morning. >> let's talk for a moment about the jobs numbers that came out yesterday, and the president is saying that the fact that 171,000 jobs have been added shows that his policies are working and taking a little longer than he had he' hoped, but that the country is moving in the right direction. and what's your response to that? >> well, you know, we're all grateful as things are, are turning around a little bit, but the bottom line is unemployment has grown and he made a big promise when he ran four years ago, that he was going to turn our country around and he has not done that. so, i believe people are d
by romney camp to try and get under people's nails about jobs. they may make jeeps in china for the chinese audience. general motors does the same thing. this is not news. >> this shows you, ali, that auto making and making things is in the dna of modern america. it also shows that you if you can make a message, spin a web ad based on the fears of manufacturing and auto manufacturing in particular, it resonates in america. it's what we defined ourselves by for, you know, since world war ii. it's a message that clearly the romney campaign thinks is going to work for them. otherwise, they wonlts uldn't b doing it. this whole idea about detroit and the bailout, this is -- this has been something that has been torturous for both campaigns from the very beginning. and it's not something that anybody wanted. remember, the financial crisis happened -- the financial crisis happened and the auto bailout happened, you know, started by president bush and pushed and followed through by president obama. this is something that funneledmefunnele fundamentally bothers a lot of people. the american auto ind
to. mitt romney reacted to the jobs report in wisconsin today. >> he said he was going to cut the federal deficit in half and then he doubled it. he said he was going to lower the unemployment rate down to 5.2% right now. today we learn that it's 7.9% and that's 9 million jobs short of what he promised. >> joe biden responded to romney this way today. >> called it territorial tax. it's the bain way. it means if you're going to build a factory you go find -- this is the fact. you go find a currentory with the lowest tax rate and the cheapest wages. build it there, pay those taxes and you never have to pay a penny in tax in the profit you make when you bring them back home. why would anybody build -- why would anybody build a factory here? ladies and gentlemen, the experts point out, that new territorial tax will create 800,000 jobs. all of them abroad. i'm not making up, all of them abroad. 800,000. i found it fascinating at their convention when governor romney said the first thing i will do when i'm elected president, i will take a jobs tour. it's going to have to be a foreig
month of job growth, while mitt romney cited an up-tick in the unemployment rate as proof of an economic standstill. good evening. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, with the final data before election day now out, we look at the overall jobs picture in america, and how the candidates are and are not addressing it. >> woodruff: then, long gas lines, continuing power outages, and massive cleanup efforts in the northeast. ray suarez updates the slow climb back after the storm. >> brown: ordinary citizens, some of them school children, caught in the crossfire in syria's war. margaret warner has our report. >> as syrian rebels expand the areas they control, the assad regime has turned to long-range artillery and air attacks to hit the opposition and civilians as well. >> woodruff: we have a "battleground" dispatch from iowa, where immigration is rarely mentioned by the candidates, but is on the minds of voters. >> although latinos make up only 5% of iowa's population, their numbers have increased by 110% over the last ten years. >> brown: plus mark s
of doing the right now. >> you think governor romney could have done a better job in how he presented that ad? it has gotten a lot of a pushcart. vice-president biden called it "flagrantly dishonest." he said, >guest: i am not going to get into individual ads on television. in ohio, you have been bombarded with ads from both sides of the aisles. it is something the average voter will talk to you about on the street, the negativity of many of the eds, and the accuracy of many of the eds. i am not going to comment on it. i think the washington post made some comment on this ad, and said it was not "pants on fire." there was accuracy in the advertisement. i think i am going to leave it at that. host: on the republican line, theresa is waiting. caller: good morning, and thank you. i am pleased to have the opportunity to speak some of the things i would like to say. i hope that with the ground game with the republicans and in ohio that the people who are telling the people there to do their own research before they pull the lever. let them talk to people who go to doctors and things of tha
. mitt romney is promising if elected he'll create 12 million jobs. but at the same time, romney underscoring government isn't the one that creates jobs. how does either one deliver on the promise of creating millions of jobs? >> well, you know, the first thing to note is when an economy is growing, even at a moderate pace, it's going to generate a lot of jobs. i think if you look at the last two, two and a half years in the u.s. economy, we have added more than 5 million jobs in the private sector. so it's been growing at around 2 million a year. under the romney call, what he's calling for to get 12 million, that would have to go up to 3 million a year from 2 million. a lot of people think that regardless of what happens in washington, you would probably see something along the lines of those, of those kind of rates because the economy will move its way back to the trend growth of 3%, 3.5%. i think one, you have to hope that the macroeconomy goes with you. two, i think the policy can make a difference on the margin. and there's a difference of opinion between the two camps, rom
change. >> do you want 32 more months of private sector job growth? romney sure has a funny way of showing change, doesn't he? take a look at romney's surrogates at tonight's ohio victory rally. former secretary of state condoleezza rice, former labor secretary elaine chao, bobby jindal, tom ridge and also ohio senator rob portman. all five of these folks worked with the bush administration. in fact, mitt romney's campaign is looking more and more like the bush white house every day. romney even pulled out the old dick cheney trick of scaring voters before an election. >> the same path we're on means $20 trillion in debt in four years. it means crippling unemployment continues. of course it turns out it's not true. this is not a game. these are people's jobs. these are people's lives. the auto industry, they spend a lot of money advertising and branding and letting folks know that we're back and we're here in america and we're making american cars with american workers. and now suddenly you got a guy going out there saying, you know, something that is not true? you don't scare h
of jobs here and how mitt romney's vision is -- will only hurt the people of ohio saying that criticism from mitt romney is just massaging the truth. but the -- the president even beyond just this message of the auto industry is trying to draw a sharp contrast between his policies and the vision of mitt romney saying that it all boils down to the issue of trust. >> the thing is here, us a make this choice, us a talk to your friends, your neighbors. you've got to remind them one of the things you're choosing is -- is about an issue of trust. after four years as president you know me. you -- you may not agree with every decision i've made. you may be frustrated sometimes at the pace of change, but you know that i say i mean and i mean what i say. >> reporter: and it's not just the president alone campaigning here in the state of ohio. the first lady will be here today, also jill biden will be campaigning here, and then some big-time entertainers, stevie wonder, will.i.am also here in the state and other battleground states. we hear that katy perry will be performing at one event supportin
that helping us getting jobs. >> let me judge -- ask you about libya. are you surprised that mitt romney hasn't made this a front burner issue on the campaign trail? >> i think he's afraid to. because the national media hasn't made an issue of it. and he's not reaching out in the big blue sky and come up with something in the last minute. i am not hur it is the best one. i think it is a huge story and the most important story out there. and if the president and/or his administration or somebody, we don't know who yet. we know somebody lied to us and a massive cover up and the story keeps change we have four dead americans that. is a big story and demands answers. and no one can get consistent answers. and if the national media other than fox news which has done a good job of covering it. particularly katherine and jennifer. other media outlets are not pushing it. i think mitt romney is the reluctant to go out on the point for it. >> i know you have a big show and urge viewers to tune in tonight. thank you for joining us today. >> thank you, uma. in this razor thin election voters fraud could
. and the job jobs go look. american people and you are seeing it reflecting in the polls and mitt romney's momentum. they reyect they understand presidents have turned around grim economic situations in one term. namely ronald reagan. he limited government and lowered taxes and regulatory reform and the opposite thingings of what barack obama has done . he had a recovery whenwhere we gained 800,000 jobs a month and we had a economic growth rate of 5-9 percent. and that's not what is happening now . politicings is a perception game, among the american people things are not getting better they are stag instant. >> and talk about the final push in the last few days. the president plans ohio, wisconsin and iowa and colorado and new hampshire and go back to wisconsin on monday. what does this say about the president's strategy at this point juan? >> this election. we talk about the horse race and the numbers being close. it comes down to the swing states and specific to ohio and right now fyou look at swing states with the exception of north carolina, in most of the swing states. president ob
, and when you actually add the economic data we saw on friday from the jobs report, mitt romney's task is a little bit harder because he is actually saying, look, this has been a rough last four years, and it's time to actually good days are ahead, but the argument when you actually look at all the statistics that are out there, things are moving in the right direction as far as things are much better than they were four years ago, and even if mitt romney ends up winning the presidency on tuesday, he will end up inheriting a much better economy than president obama did four years ago. >> that's interesting, eugene. several months ago there was an article that said insiders in the obama team were mortified at the thought that if governor romney wins the white house, that he would get credit for the recovery put in place by actions and decisions made by them. >> absolutely. that's exactly what would happen. and there is nothing anybody can do about it. the sitting president is going to get credit for the good and the bad. look, governor romney promises to add 12 million jobs in his first
and development that have created 250,000 clean energy jobs. mitt romney would cut funding for research and development. while the president has invested in education to make sure our work es have the skills they need, doubled funding for pell grants, mitt romney would cut funding. >> so, let me ask you another question here. actually, this is sort of related, but today, the president in his speech, was very passionate. david axelrod, you heard about this, ben? >> i saw the post on it not too long ago. >> unfortunately, i am the one as the host here, who has to read you the quote when he was talking about the president and said i'll quote, you can see in the speech he's delivering that this is coming from his loins. i had the wrong screen up there. coming from his loins and then in case you thought it was a mistake, ben, he followed up by saying i just wanted to say loins. i wanted to see if i could get loins in the story. it's funny, but it's -- too. isn't it? >> i don't think anybody was intending to be tossing them around today. it was a long day on the trail, but i think you could f
, the newscasters says romney has a fake ad about jobs being shipped to china. let's go to commercial break and you see the ad. so the ad is preemptively denounced. >> what about pennsylvania? could there be the calculation here that because of the storm, the eastern part of the state might have some voting problems, i'm just speculating this, and there might be a play here for romney in pennsylvania and as you said, the past 20 years the romney -- no republican has won it. but would there be a play there because of the storm? >> well, that's what they have to hope, i guess. because they don't have any other plays. the fact is if the president carries wisconsin, if he carries ohio, it is very, very hard -- romney would have to carrie everythi everything else. that's not going to happen. you look at virginia where the president has a marginal lead, you look at florida where he's competitive, the only state that seems gone for the president is north carolina. >> okay. what about the response to hurricane sandy? do you think that this is going to have an impact? because you've got, of course, governor
the economy growing than the jobs report this week suggested. >> let's turn to a mitt romney ad this week about president obama. >> barack obama says he may appoint a secretary of business. his solution to everything is to add another bureaucrat. why not have a president who actually understands business? under obama, millions of people can't find work. and more families on welfare and a record number of americans on food stamps. mitt romney understands business, knows how to create jobs, and get our economy moving. he's done it before, he can do it again. >> paul: james, good message? >> well, i think so. the second half of it was positive and the first half, the secretary of business idea, it's a number of the-- one of the number of signs suggesting that the obama campaign thinks it's losing where they're throwing out ideas late in the campaign as a kind of a disorganized panicked quality and as the ad says, another bureaucracy is not the answer. >> paul: don't we have a secretary of commerce that's supposed to be a secretary of business? >> and we don't even need that one so the idea t
and a record number of americans on food stamps. mitt romney understands business, knows how to create jobs, and get our economy moving. he's done it before, he can do it again. >> paul: james, good message? >> well, i think so. the second half of it was positive and the first half, the secretary of business idea, it's a number of the-- one of the number of signs suggesting that the obama campaign thinks it's losing where they're throwing out ideas late in the campaign as a kind of a disorganized panicked quality and as the ad says, another bureaucracy is not the answer. >> paul: don't we have a secretary of commerce that's supposed to be a secretary of business? >> and we don't even need that one so the idea that we want to add another. who knows? a secretary of business under an obama administration, making sure that alternative energy companies getting more advantage over other types of firms? i mean, yikes. >> paul: my only problem with that ad i think it's a distraction, in the sense that romney ought to be focused directly at the camera, here is my plan and contrast with the president
boost hiring. romney will be much more than that to keep his jobs promise. how about housing. prices in some areas are rising, foreclosures slowing, but this is america and what will really get the economy going again is you. consumer spending rising, consumer confidence the best in four years. there's no doubt president obama inherited an economy in crisis, and his supporters will tell you he's turned things around. >> we have made real progress. >> his final argument, he deserves another four years to finish the recovery. mitt romney says his business experience and his big ideas are what america needs. you've heard their closing arguments. now it's decision time. and that makes you the jury, and the jury in ohio may determine the fate of the nation for the next four years. in ohio that's where we find my good friend ali velshi, cnn's chief business correspondent and john avlon is there with him as well. you have to go back to 1960 until you find the last time the winner of ohio did not end up in the white house. unemployment rate in ohio 7%, guys, below the national average. it wa
back every job lost under his watch. that's quite a feat, but romney says not good enough. >> we're going to create 12 million new jobs and more take-home pay. >> reporter: >> how is that possible, major economic growth. the economy grew at a 2% annual rate during the third quarter, better but not nearly enough to significantly boost hiring. romney will be much more than that to keep his jobs promise. how about housing. prices in some areas are rising, foreclosures slowing, but this is america and what will really get the economy going again is you. consumer spending rising, consumer confidence the best in four years. there's no doubt president obama inherited an economy in crisis, and his supporters will tell you he's turned things around. >> we have made real progress. >> his final argument, he deserves another four years to finish the recovery. mitt romney says his business experience and his big ideas are what america needs. you've heard their closing arguments. now it's decision time. and that makes you the jury, and the jury in ohio may determine the fate of the nation for
or bad news? the white house says there are 170,000 of new jobs, sectors are up. romney says sad news that unemployment is up, you know, by 1/10th of a point. >> what was it whenobama took office? >> it's not saying unemployment has increased. >> it's higher since obama -- >> there are fewer jobs than when obama took office, so it's not been a great improvement in the economy. we've had a very -- >>ity an indicator of which way the economy is -- is it an indicator of which way the economy is going? >> it has not healed enough, when you take into fact we spent $4.5 trillion in deficit recovery,. >> and an improvement ratio? >> not improving. >> not on that path. >> it's not on that path. >> is it an aberration? >> bureau of labor stats on this. have you requested them? >> yes, they don't tell you a lot of things. like the labor force participation rate. which has dropped toyorelatively low numbers, which makes the unemployment numbers lo better. >> in hindsight, when he critizes the last month's report. >> last month in crthe last month's report, the only reason that number got better
and the private sector while it shed 13,000 public sector jobs, netting out a gain of 171,000 jobs. and revised employment reports forage and september added another 84,000. givingunemployment is higher, giving mitt romney a talking point. >> unemployment today is higher than on the day barack obama took office. >> eliot: what he didn't say was that the economy was losing 800,000 jobs a month when obama took office. during his term the economy added millions of jobs. professor at us berkeley goldman school of public policy and author of "beyond outrage: what has gone wrong with our economy and our democracy and how to fix it." hello, mr. secretary. >> hello eliot. >> eliot: there was a massive conspiracy that the economy was picking up steam. do you think the numbers prove there is an accelerating fact that there improvement. >> the reason why unemployment ticked up was because more people are trying to find jobs now, and in that particular survey the bureau of labor statistics only looks at the number of people who are trying to find jobs. when more people are trying to find jobs because they
. >> dana: all right. that was governor mitt romney in wisconsin earlier today reacting to the jobs report, that came out earlier in morning. the president however sees it differently. take a listen. >> in 2008 we were in the middle of two wars and worst economic crisis since the great depression. today, businesses created 5.5 million new jobs. this morn we learned the company hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> dana: all right. so that is the closing arguments in the last four days, everyone is happy. four days to go. 171,000 jobs created in october. the number, however, for the unemployment rate went from 7.8% to 7.9%. greg, thoughts on this. >> greg: i don't know how you call it a recovery when unemployment goes up. unemployment is not supposed to go up in a recovery. don't give me a bruise and tell me it's a hickey. i said many times to eric. >> dana: that is really good advice. >> greg: 813,000 people stopped looking for work. obama calls that couch jobs. created 813,000 couch jobs. >> bob: can you take a look at the facts. the reason it went up
to create new jobs and rebuild our infrastructure. >> mitt romney took aim at the unemployment report saying it's a sad reminder the economy is in a virtual stand still. >> he said he'd get unemployment down to 5.2%. that is nine million jobs short. those are real americans.. >> despite the report neither campaign expects new figures will do much to chaimpkt race claiming americans views of the economy are fixed by now. california reached 18.2 million registered voters. secretary of state announced 950,000 new voters have signed up since the 2008 presidential election partially because of the new online registration system. number of registered republicans, however, has fallen to just below 30%. >> and a field poll shows support growing for ending california's death penalty. prop 34 may not have the majority it needs to pass. 45% support ending the death enyalt. 38% oppose it. found 17% of the voters remain undecided again just four days before the election. >> chevron says the refunry should be functional again. crews working to repair the unit two months after being damaged by a fire in au
will stimulate the economy wi green jobs and mitt romney says defense spending this same principle but on different programs because the priorities are different part of the government gets involved and spend money bet it will crea jobs. but when you take the money from other uses, from taxpayers comment and it redistributes john: it may be a good thing to pay for defense it matters how would is spent? >> judge by the outcome. when someone says they create 1 million jobs that means his program is very expensive. they could have been doing something else it is suspect when they judge a program based on jobs created. john: moving on i was struck that if we need regulation you cannot start a bank in yorkaj. what is wrong? >> hewlett-packard's did start them major company and so did steve was the act. he is right you cannot start a bank because of regulation maybe we should question not begrudge but the regulation. >> to take a more serious example wal-mart has difficulty starting a bank with the various regulations as they are facing. i would love to see the creativity wal-mart could
for the better. i notice -- >> i'd say. >> i notice today there was a lot less arguing about these jobs numbers than there have been the last -- >> you spoke too soon. someone who wasn't pleased with the jobs report was mitt romney. here he is with his statement. the candidate said, quote, this is a statement, today's increase in the unemployment rate is a sad remainder that the economy is at a virtual standstill. creating 171,000 jobs a month. >> ronald reagan proved it's about trajectory. the trajectory of the jobs numbers. do people feel like the economy is getting better? is getting better? are things looking better? if you look in states that matter, places like ohio where the economy has gotten substantially better and they can pinpoint why. if you're in michigan or ohio you can point to that reason why, and that reason why has barack obama's name on it. >> if you listen to the little clips we played, it seems as though barack obama is energized -- >> that's apparent. >> mitt romney is going through the motions. >> let's go to the facts here we have on the table. i love the atmospherics.
. romney of running false ads on the auto industry, that implied jeep is moving jobs to china, ads even the automakers dismiss as untrue. >> you don't scare that up, to get votes, do you want a president to tell you what he thinks? or somebody who is going to? still, both emphasize the bipartisan theme. >> i will work with anybody of any party to move this country forward. >> i won't just represent one party, i'll represent one nation. >> reporter: brian, tonight, these rallies are all about energizing the supporters, and driving up support for tuesday. >> peter alexander, thank you, let's go to d.c., moderator, "meet the press," david gregory, david, the question becomes we're aware not everybody lives in the northeast and is affected by the storm, life goes on. what will be the prediction, how will sandy impact romney and obama? >> reporter: look, what we have been talking about, the race became frozen, all the energy and news accounts, all the attention is focused on the real suffering in the storm zone, the president is doing his job, not campaigner-in-chief, but president, in the d
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